Home Energy Savings

Home is where the heart is; it’s also where home energy savings start. We’ve got home energy savings tips on everything from attic insulation and discovering air leaks to how to best run your appliances. Check out our 31 Days of Energy Savings guide to get started. Follow our appliance energy efficiency comparison series, including posts on gas vs. electric dryers and microwaves vs. toaster ovens vs. ovens.

What is the recommended temperature for an empty house

Recommended Temperature for an Empty House in Summer & Winter

You might be leaving home for a vacation. Or perhaps you are a snowbird, leaving your house vacant for the months of winter and your place in the sun empty over the summer.

What is a smart display?

What Is a Smart Display?

With so many screens vying for your attention, you might wonder: What is a smart display? Is a smart display different from a tablet?

How to choose solar lights.

How to Choose Solar Lights for Your Home

With so many options, knowing how to choose solar lights can be a challenge. Here is some advice that will help you make the best selections for your home.

What is a smart garage door opener?

What Is a Smart Garage Door Opener?

Wondering how to choose a smart garage door opener? And what is the answer to the question, are smart garage door openers worth it?

Does VR use a lot of energy?

Does VR Use a Lot of Energy?

VR or virtual reality technology is growing in popularity. If you are thinking about buying, you might wonder about VR power consumption.

what to do if your house is hot upstairs and cold downstairs

What to Do if Your House Is Hot Upstairs and Cold Downstairs

Have you ever wondered why your house is hot upstairs and cold downstairs? One reason is because hot air rises and cold air sinks, so it’s natural that your upstairs rooms are warmer than the ones downstairs.

Why is my house so dusty?

Why Is My House So Dusty?

If you’re asking yourself, why is my house so dusty, you are in the right place to find answers–and discover how to get rid of dust in your house. Dust is a general term for hundreds of types of tiny particles that can land on surfaces around your home.

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Attic ventilation fans FAQ

Attic Ventilation Fans FAQ

If you have questions about attic ventilation fans, we have answers. Attic fans are something to consider if you are looking for more energy efficient ways to keep your house cool in the summer and warm in the winter.

Are smart power strips worth it?

Are Smart Power Strips Worth It?

As you update your home systems and look for ways to make it more energy-efficient, you might be wondering are smart power strips worth it? Before answering that question, you’ll also want to know what is a smart power strip and how do smart power strips work.

what’s the most efficient home heating system?

What’s the Most Efficient Home Heating System?

If you’re looking for the most efficient home heating system, here’s an update on the choices available. When looking for the most efficient way to heat a home, consider the main types below.

Winter gadgets to help you stay warm

Winter Gadgets to Help You Stay Warm

Staying warm has gone high tech with winter gadgets that help you beat the chill. Yes, putting on a sweater and fuzzy slippers still works, but smart technology for winter offers you a variety of ways to stay warm and safe during cold weather and save energy, too, in some cases.

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